Historic House Listings

Bloomsbury Plantation, Circa 1850. Over three acres in NC. $199,900!

December 15, 2018

What a special property! Bloomsbury Plantation was built in 1850. Located on over three acres in Henderson, North Carolina near Kerr Lake. This is a Jacob Holt house! There are seven original outbuildings still on the property; one looks like the original summer kitchen. This family homestead was originally built in the 1700’s. A fire took down the original structure. The stones used for that foundation were used to build historic St. John’s Church in Middleboro, North Carolina. After the fire the family commissioned Jacob Holt to build them a new one. This homestead was originally built by John Taylor Thomas.

Located on 3.6 acres in Henderson, North Carolina. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and over 3,000 square feet. This property is owned by an elderly veteran and his wife. They are ready to downsize. That is one gorgeous mantel! This is a great deal for this Jacob Holt house and property! $199,900

From the Realtor listing:


Bloomsbury Plantation Home with 7 outbuildings, a 40 x 40 workshop, concrete floor with 9000 lb car lift, over 3 acres of beautiful yard. This home was built sometime between 1750 and 1850, and was restored around 1982, owner has extensive history of the previous owners and articles on the home. This home is truly a piece of history with over 3000 square feet and plenty of potential with 7 rooms that are nearly identical measuring 14 x 17. This home is being sold as is with no repairs made by the seller.

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